Education

School Violence

By Anthony Rebora — April 16, 2007 1 min read

Ms. C, a first-year teacher in Brooklyn, describes a “pretty nasty scramble” she got into last week with “6 foot student who refuses to take his medication.” Nasty indeed: She’s posted a photo of the sizable bruise that was left on her arm. Perhaps more troubling, however, was her school’s response: “the assistant principal ... agreed to suspend the student,” she writes, “but told me I should have said something sooner.”

A version of this news article first appeared in the Blogboard blog.